GA 199 | How to Understand Your Current Condition with Drew Locher

This week’s guest is Drew Locher. Drew explained a huge issue in continuous improvement…rushing into countermeasures before taking the time to investigate and understand the current condition. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Drew’s background (1:31)
  • The article Drew wrote (3:49)
  • Understanding the two katas (15:04)
  • The role of “go see” in grasping the current condition (17:41)
  • The appropriate countermeasure (22:34)
  • Establishing purpose or a target condition (26:20)
  • Getting the facts (32:41)
  • The one thing Drew would do differently (35:01)
  • What’s next for the lean movement (36:40)
  • The one thing Drew would want everyone to focus on (43:01)

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